Eighth Grade Overview and Outline
In eighth grade, your child will take 6 courses. They will include:
Language Arts-8 (Required)
Pre-Algebra (Required) OR
Algebra 1 (Must Have 7th grade Math teacher approval)
Earth & Space Science (Required)
American History 1 **Semester A will be in 8th grade, Semester B will be in 9th grade (Required)
Health-8 ( 1/2 year ) (Required)
Study Skills 8 (1/2 year) (Required)
****You may take (1) elective from the list below.
- Art Exploration (1/2 year)
- Scratch Coding (1/2 year)
- Keyboarding (1/2 year)
- Music Appreciation (1/2 year)
Foreign Language Options
**This is optional for 8th graders who have an overall average of 85% or above in their English Language Arts Grade 7 Course.